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RAW, Anthony. Mischocyttarus (Kappa) santacruzi, a new species of social wasp (Hymenoptera, Vespidae) from Eastern Brazilian wet forest. Rev. Bras. Zool. [online]. 2000, vol.17, n.4, pp.941-943. ISSN 0101-8175.

The holotype female, allotype male and nest are described of a new species of social wasp, Mischocyttarus (Kappa) santacruzi (Hymenoptera, Vespidae) from Atlantic coastal forest, Bahia, State, eastern Brazil. Morphologically the species is close to M. (Kappa) adolphi Zikán.

Keywords : Hymenoptera; Vespidae; Mischocyttarus; social wasp; Brazil; Atlantic forest.

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